When you’re on the go a lot or gearing up to travel, a camera is essential so you can capture the memories that you create. Because of this, it’s always nice to have an alternative to a heavy DSLR or something with a little more punch than a cell phone camera. Panasonic has introduced the Lumix ZS40 Travel Zoom Camera, which can the solve the problems of carrying a heavy DSLR and produce better quality images than your phone. It has an 18.1 megapixel sensor and is capable of Full HD video recording, as well as giving you full manual control. It’s small enough to fit in your pocket, measuring in as the world’s smallest 30x optical zoom camera, equipped with a 24-720mm equivalent Leica lens. The Panasonic Lumix ZS40 is a nice option to have for someone who is on the go. You can pre order it here.

[Via Panasonic]